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Danny Plasencia selected to lead Sycamore Athletics fundraising
The Indiana State University Division of University Advancement announced Danny Plasencia has been named the assistant director of athletics and director of the Sycamore Athletic Fund. Plasencia will begin this role on December 2 and will oversee fundraising efforts of the Department of Athletics.
“Coming off the successful completion of Elevate the Campaign for Sycamore Athletics, there is momentum in athletics fundraising,” said Andrea Angel, Vice President for University Advancement and CEO of the ISU Foundation. “I am excited to have Danny Plasencia join our team and continue to grow the Varsity Club and other priority projects for our program.”
“My family and I are so thrilled and excited to join the ISU family and Terre Haute community. I look forward to working with our staff, donors, alumni, sponsors, fans and all those who love ISU in helping us build the best possible college experience for our student athletes,” said Plasencia.
He comes to Indiana State from the University of Louisville where he worked as the director of championships and director of development. In these roles, he oversaw NCAA and ACC Tournaments and raised philanthropic support for the Cardinal Athletic Fund.
“Danny’s experience as a student athlete and work in Division I Athletics have prepared him for the opportunity to lead the Sycamore Athletic Fund. His knowledge and skillset will certainly assist us in supporting the needs and goals of our athletic teams,” said Sherard Clinkscales, Director of Athletics.
Plasencia earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and was a student athlete as a member of the baseball team. He also has an MBA from the University of Tampa and earned his JD from the New York Law School.